Being black and girl. Yesterday, today and tomorrow.
Powder Fresh (2016)
digital video. 8 minutes. Produced, shot, & directed by Lyntoria Newton
"A sprinkle a day keeps the odor away." Inspired by the recent Johnson and Johnson baby powder lawsuits, “Powder Fresh” is an experimental look into the racial and gender implications of grooming and hygienic practices through targeted advertising.
Bad Habits (2016)
digital video, 9 minutes.Co-Directed by Lyntoria Newton & Priscilla Gonzalez Sainz.
Self-proclaimed nuns devote their lives to the healing powers of cannabis.
One Way Ticket (2015)
16mm b/w film, 4 minutes. Produced, shot, and directed by Lyntoria Newton.
Verlie Mae Pickens moved from Louisiana to California in 1939 during the Great Migration. At 99 years old, she has stories to tell.
Other(ed) Spaces (2013)
How do fat, black bodies navigate the screens? Together we will journey through spaces of blackness and interpretations of otherness. I produced, shot and edited this film in partial fulfillment of my Division III (senior thesis) at Hampshire College.